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Kiefer Ravena on missing late desperation drive: 'Bigla na lang dumilim ang paningin ko' | UAAP | SPIN.PH

ATENEO main man Kiefer Ravena was lost for words when he emerged from the locker room, shortly after his Blue Eagles kissed their title hopes goodbye in the UAAP Season 77 men's basketball tournament. Despite the Blue Eagles' 63-65 loss to fourth seed National University, Ravena held his head high and bravely faced the media waiting for him just outside their dugout at the Araneta Coliseum on Wednesday.

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It's turn of Jeron Teng to console brother Jeron after DLSU loss: 'Ramdam ko 'yung sakit' | UAAP | SPIN.PH

FORMER University of Santo Tomas star Jeric Teng feels for his younger brother Jeron after the defending champion La Salle was dethroned by Far Eastern University, 67-64, on Wednesday. After the crowd has left and the lights went out inside the Smart Araneta Coliseum, the whole Teng family waited patiently for Jeron although the mood was as dim as the venue. Their mother, Susan, has tears welling in her eyes and father Alvin, a former PBA player, was forlornly deciphering the stats sheet looking...

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This Date in Knicks History: October 1

(1948) Knicks open training camp at Bear Mountain.   (1982) Knicks open training camp at Monmouth College.   (1990) Knicks sign free agent guard John Starks, who played 36 games for Golden State during the 1988-89 season.  

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Utilizing depth could involve prominent roles for rookies

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Iran and Korea square off for basketball gold as Haddadi free throws deny brave Kazakhs | SPIN.PH

INCHEON, Korea — Asian champions Iran and host South Korea set up a showdown for the basketball gold medal of the 2014 Asian Games after beating separate rivals on Wednesday. Hamed Haddadi sank two free throws with 3.8 seconds left as Iran came back from an eight-point deficit in the fourth to escape with an 80-78 win over Kazakhstan at the Hwaseong Sports Complex. Korea defeated Japan, 71-63, in the other semifinal match at the Samsan World Gymnasium to stay in contention for a gold medal match...

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ACB Liga Endesa: La ACB no inscribe a Scott Roth como entrenador, por lo que Audie Norris podría sentarse en el banquillo del Baloncesto Sevilla - MARCA.com

La ACB acaba de hacer pública la lista de los entrenadores que empezará la Liga Endesa sin mencionar a ningún técnico como responsable del Baloncesto Sevilla, ya que el estadounidense Scott Roth carece de permiso para ejercer como tal. Audie Norris podría sentarse en el banquillo.

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First practice in the books for the Bulls

By Adam Fluck | 09.30.2014  And they’re off! The Bulls on Tuesday morning held their first practice of the season, a three-hour session at the Advocate Center as a week of two-a-days gets underway.  “I think it was really good, really positive,” said Bulls forward/center Pau Gasol. “We worked on a lot of things, a lot of the fundamentals and details, and everybody was great. Locked in. We got a good practice in.” 

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Chot Reyes says 'strong relationship' with Gilas players never wavered during Asiad ordeal | PBA | SPIN.PH

HWASEONG, Korea — Gilas Pilipinas coach Chot Reyes said he was glad to keep the support of the players as he came under fire back home for to the team's disappointing finish in the Asian Games. Reyes said the players reiterated their support to him in the locker room as he took the blame from fans after Gilas slumped to seventh place in the Asiad, the worst-ever by a Philippine team in the quadrennial conclave. “From Day One, my main focus was this team and make sure that we are one team. Of...

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Filipino coach claims Iranian's punch that ended match jin Morrison's hopes was illegal | SPIN.PH

INCHEON, Korea — Philippine taekwondo officials said the punch thrown by Masoud Hajizavareh of Iran on Samuel Morrison that ended their semifinal match was an illegal hit, but Filipino coach Roberto Cruz could not ask for a video review because he has already used his appeal allocation on an earlier protest. The match was stopped in the second round when Morrison went down after getting hit on the neck, a blow that referees ruled unintentional although the Filipinos thought otherwise. “Wala na...

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Commissioner Jao explains long delay - and Bo Perasol refuses to use it as an excuse | UAAP | SPIN.PH

UAAP commissioner Andy Jao said the 25-minute delay that marred the endgame of the National University-Ateneo game in the UAAP Final Four was a decision arrived at by both schools during the tense, bizarre standoff after a power interruption struck the Smart Araneta Coliseum. Several lights above the court of the Big Dome went off just after NU point guard Gelo Alolino drained two pressure-packed free throws to give the Bulldogs a 65-63 lead with 9.3 seconds to go. After Ateneo coach Bo Perasol...

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NU Bulldogs back in the UAAP finals with squeaker over Final Four top seed Ateneo | UAAP | SPIN.PH

GELO ALOLINO made the two pressure-packed free throws with 9.3 seconds left and National University endured an agonizing half-an-hour wait due to technical difficulty at the Araneta Coliseum before closing out Ateneo de Manila, 65-63, on Wednesday to reach the UAAP finals for the first time in 44 years. It was the sixth straight win by the Bulldogs over Ateneo de Manila dating back to last season. More important, it catapulted them to their first finals appearance since 1970.

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